Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Natural Science, B.A. - Chemistry Track

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

This academic plan is for freshmen who place into CHEM 161 and MATH 125 . Students who place into lower Math and Chemistry courses will have additional coursework. Please contact your advisor.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 161 (DP: Physical Science) 3
CHEM 161L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
GEOL 111 3
GEOL 111L 1
MATH 125 or MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Credits 14

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
GEOL 112 (DB: Biological Science) 3
GEOL 112L 1
BIOL 171 3
BIOL 171L 1
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 151 See note 1 3
PHYS 151L See note 1 1
BIOL 172 3
BIOL 172L 1
CHEM 274 3
CHEM 274L 2
Elective 2
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 152 See note 1 3
PHYS 152L See note 1 1
BIOL 125 or CHEM 241 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
CHEM 141 3
DS: Social Science I 3
Credits 16

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 360 3
Allied Science Upper Elective 3
GL: Language Arts 3
MATH 115 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM Focus Upper Elective 3
CHEM 320 3
GE GCC 3
WI Elective 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Allied Science Upper Elective 3
DS: Social Science II 3
GE HPP 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
NSCI 476 WI 3
Allied Science Upper Elective 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Select one of the following sequences:
    1. PHYS 151 - PHYS 151L and PHYS 152 - PHYS 152L
    2. PHYS 170 - PHYS 170L and PHYS 272 - PHYS 272L
  2. Minimum number of upper division credits for the Chemistry track is 24.
  3. MATH 115 was formerly offered as MATH 121 prior to Fall 2019.